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NAACP leadership weighs in to support Missing Middle proposal

They may be at odds – “at war” in the words of one veteran political leader – with the Arlington County Democratic Committee and local elected officials on other issues, but leadership of the Arlington NAACP is lining up...

Arlington NAACP again pummels county leaders over jail issues

The open rift between the Arlington NAACP and the county government grew wider on March 19, with a top official of the civil-rights organization accusing local leaders of falling short on issues related to incarceration. “You all are failing,” Michael...

GOP takes aim at School Board race

If you are gruntled (don’t hear that word much, do you?) with governance of the Arlington school system, never mind, but if you are disgruntled, the Arlington County Republican Committee would like to talk to you. The party is putting...

Editor’s Notebook: To caucus or not to caucus, that is the question …

The Arlington County Democratic Committee this week finds itself in something of a pickle (hence the photo at the top of today's post). Last week, the Arlington branch of the NAACP became the latest to come out swinging against the...

School Board caucus comes under fire from NAACP

The Arlington branch of the NAACP has come out swinging against the Arlington County Democratic Committee’s School Board caucus process, but stopped just short of calling for its outright elimination. In a three-page letter to new Democratic chair Steve Baker,...

Arlington NAACP reaches membership milestone

The Arlington branch of the NAACP in late January reached its goal and surpassed a membership count of 1,000. The local affiliate of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People was founded in 1940. Its current president is...

Arlington NAACP meeting to feature county leaders

The Arlington branch of the NAACP will host a forum with Arlington County Board Chair Katie Cristol and Arlington School Board Chair Barbara Kanninen at its monthly meeting on Monday, Jan. 24 at 7 p.m. The event will be held...

NAACP to host forum on criminalization of youth

The Arlington branch of the NAACP will host a moderated discussion with Kristin Henning, the author of “The Rage of Innocence: How America Criminalizes Black Youth.” Henning draws up 25 years of experience representing youth in the District of Columbia...

NAACP bestows grants on social-safety-net organizations

As it continues to build a bigger – and at times more outspoken – footprint, the Arlington branch of the NAACP is reaching out to support partners in its efforts. On Dec. 3, the civil-rights organization presented $1,000 contributions to...

County NAACP preps for annual meeting

The Arlington branch of the NAACP will hold its end-of-year membership meeting on Monday, Dec. 13 at 7 p.m. on Zoom. In addition, the organization has announced its meeting schedule for the start of 2022, with meetings – most likely...
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